“CONSTELLATE” – NEW MUSIC from FLEURIE

Nashville popster Fleurie recently released her dreamy new single, “Constellate”; “Now we get to fly” she sings in her ethereal vocal style, as she celebrates the hope of a new beginning. In her signature goosebump-inducing style, she uses electronically-produced sounds to build a firm foundation over which her vocals can soar. Co-produced by Fleurie (the musical moniker…

PREVIEW: MARIAN HILL at MARATHON MUSIC WORKS on 5/6/18

For Samantha Gongol and Jeremy Lloyd, lifelong friends who met in a middle school production of “The Music Man,” it all began with whisky. Or rather, “Whisky.” “Jeremy came home on a break from college and showed me the beat that would become ‘Whisky,’” Gongol explains of Marian Hill’s seminal song which appears on their…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with DANIELLA MASON

“I was a misfit growing up, a quirky gal,” laughs Nashville pop star-on-the-rise Daniella Mason. The child of missionary parents, Mason spent her adolescence in Mexico and Guatemala before moving to Texas for high school, where she says she had “the proper Friday Night Lights experience. “I think I had trouble finding a place stateside…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with APOLLO LTD

Ten years ago, Jordan Phillips and Adam Stark, randomly paired as college roommates at Nashville’s Belmont University, started writing and playing music together, and cut their musical teeth in their first band, The Kicks. “Jordan and I both were huge 60s-70s rock fans, so our music started out like throwback rock n’ roll,”  recalls Stark,…

NEW MUSIC FRIDAY!

The Belle Game – Fear/Nothing Vancouver alt-pop outfit The Belle Game released their sophomore album Fear/Nothing today via Arts & Crafts, With wall-to-wall atmosphere, Andrea Lo’s powerful vocals, and pop sensibilities that are blissed-out at one moment and shrouded in dark mystery the next, Fear/Nothing is a synth-y exclamation of celestial sound. Get your ears on this one.…

“BRAVE” – NEW MUSIC from ZAYDE WØLF

Fresh off the release of his EP, Hidden Memoir, this March, Eo8 fave ZAYDE WØLF is back with “Brave,” a new tune featuring his signature anthemic style and arena-sized and beat-heavy sonic landscape, adored by sports teams all over the country and eager listeners all over the planet. “I didn’t come from much, but I had a head…

Eo8 ON LOCATION: BONNAROO, DAY 2

Rising early on Friday morning, there was already an air of anticipation buzzing in the campsites.  With a stellar Thursday of music still echoing in our heads, I carefully mapped out the schedule–even knowing that it was futile to plan too much at Bonnaroo.  There’s simply too much to see to be confined to a…

Eo8 ON LOCATION: BONNAROO, DAY 1

At the risk of sounding cliché, the best word to describe Bonnaroo is “magical.”  There are many ways people try to define what makes it so– hugs, high-fives, and cool vibes are usually mentioned—but for factual proof, look no further than the hordes of people that flood The Farm each year in Manchester, Tennessee.  The…

PREVIEW: VANCOUVER SLEEP CLINIC at THE END on 5/30/17

There has to be something in the water in Australia—in the last decade, there have been countless artists and bands from Down Under who have invaded the digisphere and blown our minds with a whole new interpretation of indie music that transcends genre boundaries. “There’s a whole lot of great stuff happening in Australia at…

“DUMB LOVE” – NEW MUSIC from NEIL FRANCES

“Dumb Love” is the first ever release from Los Angeles duo Neil Frances, who began writing pop music for female vocalists last year before quickly realizing a preference for the raw, original versions of their demos. Recorded in 2016 at the group’s personal studio space, Death x Vibe Studios in Downtown Los Angeles, the single speaks…